OBSESSED! Rachel Bay Jones Has Magic to Do With Overlooked Tunes
Pippin's Rachel Bay Jones joins Seth Rudestsky for the latest installment of OBSESSED! to explain the "Bay" in her name, to reveal where her comic chops came from and to tell the tale of an epic clown bike failure on Pippin's stage. Jones then chats about how she came to make an often-ignored Pippin tune a little more extraordinary and performs a mashup of "needle skip-over songs" from Guys and Dolls and Funny Girl while adding a bit of magic to them as well. Read Seth’s weekly column. Visit SethTV.com, Seth’s online home.
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